Hi, I’m 25 years old with Lymphedema. I don’t know much about it....
I have primary lymphoedema in my feet upto my knees. I wear compression socks which keeps the swelling down....
Can fibrotic skin be broken down and reduced?
I am working on getting compression stockings and then doing MLD. However, one thing which is not clear: Can compression stockings and MLD ( ...
Christmas part 2
Well after so looking forward to Christmas I thought I’d update hope my writing produces entertainment My daughter decided to take over cooki...
Lymphoedema and nerve pain
How do you stop the crushing feeling in your legs apart from elevating to reduce the swelling?...
Hi ladies any one of you had or having lymphedema problem after lymph nodes were removed as I am having swelling of the right leg esp ankles ...
Severe swelling in hand and wrist
I have secondary lymphedema in my right arm and hand. It only affected my upper arm till 6 moths ago but now it has gone all the way Down....
Exercise advise? (single leg lymphoedema)
should I be looking for a physio or personal trainer with experience and knowledge of lymphoedema, or am I ok just getting on with it myself?...
Lymphedema swelling of hand from wearing sleeve and glove?
I had a custom fit sleeve and glove made. My hand swells really bad when I wear the glove and sleeve....
Advice post surgery
Yesterday I stupidly managed to sustain a serious wound with a carving knife to my index finger on the same arm that required 5 stitches, I p...
Hello ladies, I have right arm lymphoedema following breast cancer treatment....
Breast pain on Carbo/Caelyx
Hi all, I hope you’ve all stayed dry today. I’m hoping someone can give me some advice about my new(ish ) problem!...
The Silent1 - update on Ann
Hi ladies, it has been a while from I have posted on the site but know that you are all here for advice and support and I truly do value that...
I came into hospital on Wednesday to have my chylothorax drained on the right side of my chest. They have drained off about 1.1 litre and I h...
Does lymphedema always progress?
I was recently diagnosed with a mild case of lymphedema in my left leg. Looking back on photos from my childhood and growing up it is obvious...
Newborn with lymphoedema
Has any of you ever heard any stories about newborns with lymphoedema?...
Does this sound like Lymphedema? Any helpful tips?
I was told that I do have lymphedema, but I have never had any tests to actually confirm it. Compression garments make things way worse and I...
Does anyone have experience with tenosynovitis and lymphoedema? I've had it in my pre-breast cancer/lymphedema days and used a splint....
Living with lymphedema in the USA
Is there not any drugs or surgery offered in the USA for lymphedema. The compression method does not work for me....
Update on my misery 😕
Thank you so much everyone for your kind words. It gave me the lift I needed....
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